Hittisleigh, a parish in Devonshire, near the river Yeo,. 4 miles from Bow station on the L. & S.W.R., and 7½ WSW of Crediton. It has a post office under Exeter; money order and telegraph office. Bow. Acreage, 1982; population of the civil parish, 148; of the ecclesiastical, 123. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value,, £75. The church comprises nave and N aisle, with a tower, and is very ancient. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hittisleigh St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Crediton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hittisleigh from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Hittisleigh (St. Andrew))
Online maps of Hittisleigh are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:
The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1564, with additions from the earlier visitation of 1531, is online.
A part transcript of The Visitations of Devon comprising the Herald's Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620, with additions by Lieut-Col J.L. Vivian.